Belarus will purchase a batch of Sukhoi Su-30SM multi-role fighter aircraft from Russia, BelTA reported with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Defense.
"In order to update the fleet of combat aircraft, a contract was concluded with Russia on the supply of a batch of Su-30SM aircraft," the military department said.
Belarus plans to purchase 12 planes. The price of the contract was not specified.
Su-30SM 4+ generation fighters are developed by the Sukhoi Aviation Corporation and mass produced at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, an affiliate of Irkut Corporation.